Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week

Redland is again a collection center for Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, November 13-20, 2017! OCC makes it possible for millions of children to experience God’s love through shoeboxes filled with gifts. These shoeboxes open doors for presenting the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Collection Center Hours are:

Monday, November 13, 12pm – 4pm
Tuesday, November 14, 9am – 1pm
Wednesday, November 15, 12pm – 4pm
Thursday, November 16, 9am – 1pm
Friday, November 17, 12pm – 8pm
Saturday, November 18, 8am – 1pm
Sunday, November 19, 1pm – 4pm
Monday, November 20, 12pm – 8pm

Want to pack a shoebox? Here are some suggested items to pack:

  • A medium to large “wow” item to capture a child’s attention (doll or soccer ball with pump),
  • Toys (jump rope, marbles, toy car, harmonica),
  • School supplies (pencils, erasers, colored pencils, pens, pencil sharpener, solar calculator),
  • Non-liquid hygiene items (soap with holder, toothbrush with holder, comb, band-aids),
  • Accessories (t-shirt, socks, hair clips/bands, flashlight, sunglasses),
  • Crafts,
  • A personal note.

For more information or to volunteer, contact Karen Freeman, occkaren at yahoo dot com.

Categories: outreach

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